Building Bridges: Workers Rising, Low-Wage Worker Organizing
Building Bridges, National Edition
with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Workers Rising, Low-Wage Worker Organizing
. Steven Greenhouse, journalist, N.Y. Times
. M. Patricia Smith, Solicitor of the U.S. Dept. of Labor
. Dorian Warren, Assoc. Prof., Columbia University
. Angelo FalcÃ³n, Pres. and Founder, National Institute for Latino Policy
. Debra Axt, Co-Ex. Dir., Make the Road, N.Y.
The Center for Popular Democracy and United N.Y. organized Workers Rising,
a conference to celebrate and discuss the exciting new formations and activism
of low-wage workers in 2012 to drive that momentum towards more victories in
2013. In 2012, a wave of worker organizing rose across low-wage industries in
NYC and across the nation, propelled by workersâ anger at poverty wages and
intolerable working conditions. Supported by community, faith-based groups,
unions, and elected officials, these workers participated in nationwide protests
at Wal-Mart, led the first coordinated strikes in the history of Americaâs fast food
industry, unionized at car washes and groceries, and took on major N.Y.C.
retailers efforts to offer only part-time work.
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